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Westkin specialise in UK immigration and therefore we are able to advise on many of the visa options which are less common and other law firms do not specialise in.

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FAQs regarding Other Visas for Individuals

You should contact us as there are many visas which are not well known which you might qualify for.
A common example is the Ancestry visa which allows for individuals who have British grandparents to apply to the UK for work.
The UK does allow for a visa to undertake private medical treatment in the United Kingdom, this does not apply if you are receiving NHS care.
Yes, there is no restriction on Europeans coming to the United Kingdom per say, European applicants will however need to meet the same requirements as other nationals.
There are visas for people to enter the UK to undertake temporary work in charity, the creative arts, seasonal working, and religious working.
Applicants between the age of 18 and 30 can apply for the Youth Mobility Scheme if they are nationals of Australia, Canada, Monaco, San Marino, and Iceland.
This can be applied for if you are a national of Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.
At the time of writing, this is not yet open and cannot be applied for. If you are interested in this visa, please contact us and we will let you know when this opens.
Applications can be made by spouses and children as well as adult dependant relatives.
At the time of writing, this is not yet open and cannot be applied for. If you are interested in this visa, please contact us and we will let you know when this opens.

Additional FAQs

No, where as you may be asked some questions there will not be a formal interview to question the terms of your visa.
Commercial processor the Home Office use to run their application centres, largely abroad. They specialise in the admin process of fingerprints and photos and documents. They do not make the decision – the body who decides are external to the VFS.
The Home Office use to run their application centres, largely in the United Kingdom. They specialise in the admin process of fingerprints and photos and documents. They do not make the decision – the body who decides are external to the Sopra Steria.
Almost certainly not. As the decision has not been made and the decision-making body are holding your passport at this time.
We recommend you enter no later than 3 months after being granted. There are special conditions on certain visas which make it crucial you enter before 3 months. Call our office for more details.
Usually not – this depends on the visa in question. Usually, Home Office will require cash on hand or in rare cases other forms of investments. Before acting on this you should speak to our specialist lawyers, and they can advise you on the best route.
It is imperative that you declare all previous offences. We cannot promote your case on a false basis. Important to note the Home Office will have record of most offenses. By declaring them, they often have no influence on your case and decision.
If you have a valid visa you can remain within the UK for 6 months. If it expires whilst you’re in the UK, you cannot stay beyond that date regardless of if the 6 months period.
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